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Domesticating Neo-Liberalism Spaces of Economic Practice and Social Reproduction in Post-Socialist Cities

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ISBN-10: 1405169907

ISBN-13: 9781405169905

Edition: 2010

Authors: Adrian Smith, Alison Stenning, Alena Rochovsk�, Dariusz Swiatek

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Based on in-depth research in Poland and Slovakia, Domesticating Neo-Liberalism addresses how we understand the processes of neo-liberalization in post-socialist cities. Builds upon a vast amount of new research data Examines how households try to sustain their livelihoods at particularly dramatic and difficult times of urban transformation Provides a major contribution to how we theorize the geographies of neo-liberalism Offers a conclusion which informs discussions of social policy within European Union enlargement
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Book details

Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 7/30/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Adrian Smith is Professor of Human Geography and Head of the Department of Geography at Queen Mary, University of London. Alison Stenning is Reader in Economic and Social Geography in the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies at Newcastle University. Katie Willis is Reader in Development Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London.

List of Plates, Figures and Tables
Series Editor's Preface
Preface and Acknowledgements
Domesticating Neo-Liberalism and the Spaces of Post-Socialism
Neo-Liberalism and Post-Socialist Transformations
Domesticating Economies: Diverse Economic Practices, Households and Social Reproduction
Work: Employment, Unemployment and the Negotiation of Labour Markets
Housing: Markets, Assets and Social Reproduction
Land and Food: Production, Consumption and Leisure
Care: Family, Social Networks and the State
Summary Information on Interviewed Households
Semi-Structured Interviews with Key Informants